BACHELOR OF PHARMACY
The current scarcity of competent health professionals has been recognized by the Government of Nepal especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the aim of fulfilling the national need of workforce of graduate-level, MBAHS, through its Department of Pharmacy, made adequate preparations for running the Bachelor of Pharmacy program in the academic year 2077/78. The entry requirements and admission process in this program will be as per the rules, regulations, and guidelines set by the Medical Education Commission.
MBAHS has developed its curriculum for the B. Pharmacy program with the expertise of eminent leaders in the field of Pharmacy and in reference to the curricula of programs currently being offered in Nepal and abroad. The Academic Council of MBAHS approved the curriculum of the B. Pharmacy program. The curriculum has been designed to produce competent graduate-level pharmacy health professionals. Practice sessions in communication skills will assist our students in becoming better communicators, good team leaders, and patient-friendly pharmacy professionals.
The course of study for the B. Pharmacy program shall extend over a period of eight semesters (four academic years) with academic activities as well as educational tours in first seven semesters (three and half academic years) and mandatory internship posting in the last semester (half academic year).
It has committed itself to become a center for excellence in pharmaceutical education and research and be a leader in the field of pharmaceutical sciences with the objective of strengthening the health care of the country.
- Advanced scientific knowledge through integrated learning and research
- State of art laboratories including simulation laboratories for pharmacology
- Focused on hands-on practical experience and research activities for becoming better pharmacy professionals
- Compulsory internship in community or clinical or hospital or pharmaceutical industry for 6 months
- Educational tours and excursions to the botanical gardens, pharmaceutical industries, and hospitals.
A B. Pharmacy program at MBAHS takes eight semesters (four years) to complete, including an internship.
MAJOR SUBJECTS COVERED
Integrated Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Integrated Industrial Pharmacy
Integrated Clinical Pharmacy
Integrated applied medical sciences
Integrated research methodology
Integrated plant and herbal medicine
The department of Pharmacy plans to expand its current pool of faculty members on an annual basis for the full-fledged operation of its B. Pharmacy Programme.
The department of Pharmacy also plans to offer the following Postgraduate and Ph.D. level courses in the future:
i. Masters of Pharmacy (Clinical and Hospital)
ii. Masters of Pharmacy (Pharmacognosy and Natural Product Chemistry)
iii. Masters of Pharmacy (Industrial Pharmacy)
iv. Masters of Pharmacy (Pharmacology)
v. Masters of Pharmacy (Drug Regulatory Affairs)
vi. Masters of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Analysis)
vii. Masters of Pharmacy (Drug Discovery and Development)
viii. Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Analysis
ix. Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy
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